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of the effect of the sequester of arteriale. tara moriarty is live at sfo with information on possible delays of furloughs and furloughs of air traffic control. >> reporter: give us an indicator of how the furloughs limb pact travel. the delays could be up to hours in some of the major hubs like atlanta and new york. because of the sequester cuts all traffic controllers must take one day off every two weeks. that means most towers will lose one controller every day, maybe more. we spoke to a passenger at san jose airport. they said they were considered about safety. the restaurant owner says it's better to have fewer controllers than none at all. >> they will have to step it up and work with the skeleton crew like a lot of people do. the tower is not going to shut so we are not imposing a danger to the pilots. >> reporter: yesterday sfo and ma theta reported no problems but oakland experienced some delays. sources inside the air traffic control tower said four workers were furloughed yesterday. meanwhile 100 contract towers in small airports across the country are scheduled to shut down in ju
from san francisco international airport at least until sfo can figure out a way to regulate them. john is live at the airport to explain. john? >>reporter: carolyn, there is a battle involving the airport cab drivers as well as those relatively new ride sharing businesses. the fare are said to be lower than taxi ride but sfo wants them to hit the road those ride share businesses until they can get the proper permit. >> probably seen them around san francisco. those cars with the fuzzy pink mustache. part of business called lift. one of several independent ride sharing company around town. one place not welcome san francisco international airport which sent satisfies desist order to 6 ride share business. cab don't care for the competitor either. >> release cab through the company and had to pay certain amount of money and these guys are coming into the city. what we have to go through. >> lift approved independent drivers who use their own cars to ferry passengers around. riders use a smart phone app to hook up paying so-called donation by credit card. but sfo says these cars d
sharing businesses are getting the brush off from san francisco international airport at least until sfo can figure out a way to regulate them. john is live at the airport to explain. john? >>reporter: carolyn, there is a battle involving the airport cab drivers as well as those relatively new ride sharing businesses. the fare are said to be lower than taxi ride but sfo wants them to hit the road those ride share businesses until they can get the proper permit. >> probably seen them around san francisco. those cars with the fuzzy pink mustache. part of business called lift. one of several independent ride sharing company around town. one place not welcome san francisco international airport which sent satisfies desist order to 6 ride share business. cab don't care for the competitor either. >> release cab through the company and had to pay certain amount of money and these guys are coming into the city. what we have to go through. >> lift approved independent drivers who use their own cars to ferry passengers around. riders use a smart phone app to hook up paying so-called donatio
-called ridesharing businesses are getting the big brush off from san francisco international airport until sfo can figure out a way to regulate them. abc7 news reporter explains. >> you have probably seen them, the cards with the big mustache, one of several independent ridesharing companies. they are not welcome at san francisco international airport that sent cease and desist orders to the businesses. the cab drivers do not care for them. >> we have to pay money. they are coming in without paying. >> the independent drivers who use their own cars to take passer ands around the riders use a smartphone app to hookup paying a donation by credit card sfo says they do not have the proper permits to operate at the airport. >> we reached out to them and we are working together with them to come to an interim agreement. we did the same thing with the state of california where we are operating 100 percent legally. we look forward to doing the same with sfo. >> he maintains lift drivers can go to the airport. >> i get a lot of snarly looks from cab drivers and they try to take the lift. >> sfo says the ri
's believed he raised more than $3 million for democrats. >> reporter: we are here live right near sfo. let's give you a live look. you can see a british airways plane just about to take off from sfo. one of the big things that happens at an airport when air force one lands or takes off is that it interferes with air traffic. right now, traffic back to normal here at sfo. the president left the intercontinental hotel heading for crissy field. he raised more than $3 million for democrats for the upcoming congressional elections. the president's visit today drew a smaller crowd of protesters than last night. environmentists dedicated to blocking the keystone oil pipeline from canada to the gulf coast. >> there are many possible leaks along the way that can pollute our water supply and our land. so it's really a very terrible idea. >> i came down to see the action. protesters were here. i went and made my little hand sign. and the president dropped by. a lot of guns, a lot of security. >> reporter: and the president took off from sfo at abou
for the electric company to fix the matter. at sfo we have a high wind advisory along 101 in both directions so for high profile vehicles be very careful with gusty conditions can be very dangerous. at walnut creek it looks like 680 southbound direction is traveling well out there and we have volume as you come down to 24. eric and kira klapper? >> a warning for anyone who flies. the surveillance video of an airport worker that will have you double checking your belongings at your destination. >> a dispute that >> benicia, san ramon, san mateo, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, everyone. 4:42 on this monday. a week to go until taxes need to be in. we will talk about that more later on the we will talk about the wins out there. it is windy on the bridges. we have complete coverage of that with mike nicco on the weather side and with leyla gulen and the effect on traffic. >> gas prices are lower for were of the nation. the national average for regular has dropped six cents the past two weeks to $3.65. a amount a says california averages $4.02 a gallon and san francisco is
shortly. also, outside, a live look at sfo, we expect at any moment the president's arrival. you see some of the staff members in front of the camera, we'll bring you the arrival of air force one as soon as it happens. >>> and a new threat, the latest fighting words from north korea and how the u.s. is responding tonight. >>> and here we go again, more trouble for the carnival cruise line, the latest, we'll be right back in a moment. . >>> disaster strikes twice for the carnival triumph. today, the disabled cruise ship broke loose from the moorings at a ship yard in mobile, alabama, carnival says strong winds caused it to break away and drift. the ship has since been secured. it did cause minor damage, the carnival triumph is undergoing repairs after february, when an engine fire disabled the ship and left thousands of passengers stranded in the gulf of mexico for days. >>> the pentagon confirms an anti-missile basis being sent to guam, where kim jong-un is at issue. nbc bay area steve handelsman has the latest for us this evening from washington, d.c. steve? >> reporter: raj, thank you,
as 18-20 degrees for some. some areas very warm. if you get that breeze sfo has a westerly breeze. yet, it's north at santa rosa and there in lies the rub. if that north continues they will rocket it up. if that collapses, then temperatures will not reach the forecasted highs. it's a tough, tough call. 47 ukiah yet 57 sacramento. it will still be sunny. a few high clouds zipping by. but warm, breezy. 70s and 80s. today should be the warmest day i think we'll top it out. certainly that offshore breeze is pretty much still running out. expect it looks like at sfo. 60s and 70s and 80s. fog will be back. we'll drop 6-10 degrees tomorrow. a little cooler and breezy sunday into monday. >>> time now is 4:37. coming up the blue angels have been officially grounded. what does this mean for the rest of fleet week? the meeting happening this week. >>> and later this morning president obama is scheduled to release his budget proposal. his plan to reduce the deficit after the air force is forced to ground those jets. >>> san mateo bridge traffic looks good heading out to the high-rise. we'll tell y
controllers and the projects under way at sfo. >>> we are watching this massive man hunt under way for two suspects in the boston marathon bombings. coming up we'll have the very latest information of the suspects. >>> highway 4 off to a good start coming up to the willow pass grade. traffic and weather straight ahead. >>> good morning. skies are clear. a little cooler by the coast. slight westerly breeze there. it will still be warm inland with low 80s. >>> we continue to follow our breaking news out of boston this morning. one suspect in the boston marathon bombing we understand is dead and right now a massive man hunt is under way for the other. ktvu channel 2 reporter claudine wong is following all the developments. a very intense situation out there. >> reporter: yeah. we are getting more information about the two suspects. one is dead and one is on the run. they are searching for 19-year- old joe carr san yeah. he and his brother are from help that but they have been living here legally for mar than a year. they are going house to house looking for him. this is a massive man hunt. bo
. as much as 18-20 degrees for some. some areas very warm. if you get that breeze sfo has a westerly breeze. yet, it's north at santa rosa and there in lies the rub. if that north continues they will rocket it up. if that collapses, then temperatures will not reach the forecasted highs. it's a tough, tough call. 47 ukiah yet 57 sacramento. it will still be sunny. a few high clouds zipping by. but warm, breezy. 70s and 80s. today should be the warmest day i think we'll top it out. certainly that offshore breeze is pretty much still running out. expect it looks like at sfo. 60s and 70s and 80s. fog will be back. we'll drop 6-10 degrees tomorrow. a little cooler and breezy sunday into monday. >>> time now is 4:37. coming up the blue angels have been officially grounded. what does this mean for the rest of fleet week? the meeting happening this week. >>> and later this morning president obama is scheduled to release his budget proposal. his plan to reduce the deficit after the air force is forced to ground those jets. >>> san mateo bridge traffic l
. tara moriarty is live at sfo now to tell us how travelers are reacting. tara. >> reporter: a lot of the passengers we have been speaking to this morning have been saying that congress needs to get its act together. if you take a look behind me, there is the air traffic control tower right there. and fewer controllers is something a lot of people are not excited about. saying the fat can be trimmed in other ways. traffic ramps upstarting this morning due to the business week. and because of government budget cuts all air traffic controllers must take one day off every two weeks. that means most towers will lose one controller every day maybe more. planes will have to take off and land less frequently so not to overload the remaining controller ons duty. that translates to longer lines at the airport. folks here at sfo says the government should make cuts elsewhere. >> it's ridiculous that they furlough people when it's air traffic. these are the people that keep the planes not from hitting each other. >> reporter: yesterday sfo and ma theta reported no problems. but oakland did ex
furloughed due to the federal spending cuts. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is at sfo this morning to tell us how these furloughs could impact bay area airports. good morning. >>> reporter: these furloughs could lead to some major delays at airports not just here in the bay area, but across the country. that is because there are fewer air traffic controllers on the job. the faa called for two furlough days for every two-week period to cut more than $600 million from the budget. airlines filed a lawsuit on friday asking a federal court to stop the furlough of air traffic controllers. they say that these cuts in hours will result in travel delays of up to an hour. a travel industry analyst says what's happening is political gamesmanship. >> the faa was shut down a few years ago, flights weren't affected. it seems to me like there is a request or directive out there to take steps so that passengers will be inconvenienced and that they will call their elected officials to get them to take action. >> reporter: here's a live picture of mineta san jose international airport. i only found one 30-m
but very windy and high winds along 101 at sfo and another south of highway 84. we had early backups but that now is cleared. the rest of the commute is looking decent northbound with a little tap on the brakes and there is diminished visibility along the great low so -- great highway so it is closed in both directions. >> at 5:04. the winds have been howling all morning waking up residents at the coast and part of geary is blocked with a downed tree. the great highway, construction barriers and markers were blown over. sand from ocean beach is now blown all over the road and abc7 news reporter cornell will have more on the windy weather in the next half hour. >> the wind is creating headaches in pleasanton, downed trees toppled on to several cars and trucks parked. and the wild weather ripped plants from their pots along the boulevard. >> we talked to pg&e and the peninsula has 15,000 customers without power and 4,600 in san francisco and 3,200 customers in the north bay and the east bay has 7850 -- 850 people without power. >> and the district attorney may have committed a serious
of the higher elevations. we have wind advisory continuing 37sfo is flux rating from 25 to 50. you can see 20-30 for most. along the coast they are a little stronger than that. wind advisory takes us through today. probably the 75 miles an hour gusts are gone. that was very early. high pressure building in. low pressure moving out. as it moves east the pressure gradiant will relax. this is a really cold air mass. calistoga 41. i know there is 30s up in mendocino county. most countries in the 40s and 50 degrees. it will be a westerly to north westerly direction and tomorrow it will turn a little northerly. temperatures will also jump up. 30 in tahoe. it looks like most of that is heading out. reno 37 degrees. 44 ukiah. 50 sacramento. there goes our system. you can see we had a little bit of light rain but that will move rapidly out. pattern change and it will be high pressure. probably our first taste of 80- degree temps by wednesday. again the 75 probably already happened but we will mention windy for some. super windy higher elevations and also on t
elevations. we have wind advisory continuing 37sfo is flux rating from 25 to 50. you can see 20-30 for most. along the coast they are a little stronger than that. wind advisory takes us through today. probably the 75 miles an hour gusts are gone. that was very early. high pressure building in. low pressure moving out. as it moves east the pressure gradiant will relax. this is a really cold air mass. calistoga 41. i know there is 30s up in mendocino county. most countries in the 40s and 50 degrees. it will be a westerly to north westerly direction and tomorrow it will turn a little northerly. temperatures will also jump up. 30 in tahoe. it looks like most of that is heading out. reno 37 degrees. 44 ukiah. 50 sacramento. there goes our system. you can see we had a little bit of light rain but that will move rapidly out. pattern change and it will be high pressure. probably our first taste of 80- degree temps by wednesday. again the 75 probably already happened but we will mention windy for some. super windy higher elevations and also on the coast. very, very unusual temps today. all because i
is at sfo to tell us how these furloughs could impact all of our bay area airports. good morning. >> reporter: good rning, frank. not the news that flyers want to hear. these furloughs uld impact delays at airports and we're talking about delays ranging from 10 minutes to an hour that is because there are fewer air traffic controllers on the job this morning. the faa called for two furlough days for every two-week period to cut more than $600 million from the budget. airlines filed a lawsuit on friday to stop the furlough of air traffic controllers saying the cuts will result in delays up to an hour at major airports and hubs throughout the country. travel industry analysts say what's happening is political gamesmanship. >> the faa was shut down a few years ago. flights weren't affected. it seems to me like there is a request or directive out there to take steps so passengers will be inconvenienced and they will call their elected officials to get them to take action. >> reporter: now let's see what's happeninat airports around the this is live picture of mineta san jose internat
is there is not a lot of fallout at sfo. airport spokesman says only one southwest flight round trip to denver is cancelled but in denver, 535 flights are grounded. >> it's snowing in denver and crews at the airport are working to keep flights cleared. flights are delayed on on top of the hundreds that have been cancelled. high winds are causing problems in denver. take a look at massive tree that came crashing down with a family inside. >> it feels like, i could never imagine seeing this happen to my home. >> in yuma county, colorado storm chasers captured a video of tornado. midwest got it. in the bay area, sheet metal dangled above a sidewalk. the wind is blamed for sfashg brush fire. flamed destroyed two homes. downed trees were a problem there, too, as one driver found out the hard way. >> without warning the banks right over there came crashing down onto my car. >> then there is the dust storm in kansas and in arizona, the wind kicked up enough dust to shut down 34 miles of interstate 40. >> at least 12 states are under winter storm advisories watches and warnings from new mexico to iowa
news talked with the runners and families and joins us from sfo. >> that was united 2041 from boston, logan airport, to sfo landing 20 minutes late. by one estimate, half the people on the plane either ran in the marathon or were spectators. one woman told me it was the quietest flight she has ever been on with many lost in their thoughts of the bombing, the people who suffered the most, the dead and wounded. we talked with a bay area woman who crossed the finish line an hour before the blast and another who decided to skip the finish line this year. >> we saw what was, what happened and it was heartbreaking. i could not wait to get home and hug my friends. >> we had a lot of people who ran and went to support and it was chaos getting in touch with everyone to make sure everyone was okay. >> it was frightening on many levels. a woman's brother was on race and was pace to be in the finish line at four hour when the explosion went off and because all of the cell phone towers were jammed it took hours to find out any information about this woman's brother. it turns out he was okay but a
officials were asking runners as they flew home. >> people who are arriving at sfo are telling me at boston's logan airport. officials were asking to see runners cell phones wonder if any photos or videos in yesterday's attack might help in the investigation. >> family and friends search for familiar faces returning from boston. release today that friend finally came home. passengers say heatened security at the airport was visible. >> yeah, i did notice police with their guns like ready, which you don't normally see. >> police had extra patrols at sfo and airports nationwide. many were asking to see runners cell phone photos or videos that might help the investigation. >> they just kind of came are and casually asked us if we had seen anything, if we had any footage of my family or friends, might have anything they could use to help out. >> many are still stunned by the attack. >> it doesn't feel real. yeah, it was crazy. >> all of a sudden, all these people come toward us. >> a former mayor is 80 years old. she was running her 9th boston marathon but had to stop. >> we all just got pu
that the second suspect has been captured alive. john alston is at sfo with their story. john? >> on one flight passengers learned the manhunt was over. when the pilot made the announcement some even broke into uh -- applause. one woman who ran the marathon hopes this is the end of it. passengers arriving at sfo had just come from a boston they had never seen before. >> eerie. >> with the manhunt underway boston was basically shutdown. no taxis, transit or amtrak for hours. >> it was very quiet, very eerily quiet. a lot of people stayed home from work. >> carol came off the plane to fight wearing her marathon medal. the boston native and current san francisco resident had to stop six miles from the finish line because of the explosion. during the flight the pilot announced that the second suspect had been captured. >> a few people clapping. i think for me it was just relief for my family who lives back there and was kind of dealing with the immediate trauma and fear. >> passengers say it was an ordeal getting to logan international airport. >> there was a long line of cars and they were searchi
with what things look like at sfo. alex? >> reporter: good afternoon. an airport spokesperson told me they've seen a few minor delays but doesn't believe that's an impact of these budget cuts at the federal level. we do know that here at sfo and across the country, there are few air traffic controllers up in the towers and passengers are worried flight delays could get worse. sequestration cuts to create headaches for airline passengers. the move has some passengers fired you. >> congress needs to get their act together and maybe they need to give up some of their assistants and stop bothering the normal, everyday people, with cutting back here and there. >> reporter: the board here show us few flights running behind schedule. but on the east coast, delays are piling up, especially in places like new york and washington, d.c. some flights took off more than two hours late, a result of those furloughs. the faa says fewer air traffic controllers on duty means fewer flights able to take off and land at major airports. >> anything that delays services can be productive. but i don't know the wh
getting some firsthand accounts from travelers arriving in at sfo. she joins us with more. >> hi, as you can imagine, these travelers very shaken up. the first flight from boston arrived just after 10:00. a lot of marathon runners on that plane visibly shaken from what they encountered. >> i couldn't wait to get home and hug my kids. >> a somber homecoming for boston marathon runners arriving at sfo, wearing their hats, t-shirts and medals, including trish and her boyfriend who had finished the race but were near the finish line when the bombs went off. >> all you could do was panic. people started running one way as emt's were going the other way. one knew what was going on. >> you could see ambulance and ambulance rushing down the street and you can smell the sulfur and smoke. >> reporter: she says the whole ground shook. >> it was pretty scary. there were people dropping to the ground praying, there were people running all over trying to find out, you know, if their family was okay. >> reporter: and runner kari stafford from corning said the
and other cities, but they are not welcome at s-f-o. the airport sent 'cease and desist' letters. to several of the companies which organize rides for strangers. but, as kron four's jeff bush explains tonight, at least one company is digging in its heels and says it will not comply. life in the modern world allows perfect strangers to connect and the ones with cars are giving those without cars a ridesometimes, that ride might be to the airport. san francisco international doesn't like the idea and says each driver needs to pay the proper fees and get a permit to be on airport property. this cease and desist letter went out to lyft, sidecar, instacab and several other ride sharing apps last month. but, instacab says they will not stop offering rides to the airport. >> aarjav trivedi: if a taxi is not available, we match people a community ride share driver and just like you would get a ride from your neighbor, this is somebody who will give you a ride wherever you need to go. sfo officials don't see it that way. the airport says that ride sharing is the same as a taxi and permits are needed
on air force one as sfo before 6:00 last night and he was whisked away to several political fundraisers, the first in sea cliff and then in pacific heights at the getty mansion where 75 guests paid $35,000 for a chance to get the president's ear. blocks away there were protests, demonstrators voicing opposition to the proposed keystone pipeline running from canada to the gulf coast. >> it is too late. we need to be reforming our next policy and economy. >> if you can still remember being part of the 99 percent, that is good, after you are elected. >> the president returns to the intercontinental hotel at 9:00 p.m. last night by motorcade. today, a fundraising brunch in atherton at $32,000 a plate and a $5,000 lunch reception in atherton. if you are attending that and you want to upgrade it is an extra $5,000 to get your picture taken with the the president ane is scheduled to depart at 1:40 today. live in san francisco for abc7 news. >> gilroy police are investigating a double shooting that left a then-year-old-- 37-d man dead near the el vote elementary school. officers found the victi
reporter tara moriarty is at sfo this morning with what passengers can expect. >> reporter: airline and pilot organizations are trying to stop the furloughs from happening by suing the faa but they are here and commercial flights really move flatly throughout the united states yesterday. but the real test will come together. that is because air traffic -- because of budget cuts all air traffic controllers must take one day off every two weeks. that means they will lose one traffic controller every day. santa rosa airport they were down at least one controller yesterday. folks there said they were concerned about safety and felt the government could have made cuts elsewhere. >> we are looking at a tiny percentage that needs if be reduced. it's ridiculous they can't do that. you and i can certainly if we want to take $5 off of our spending for lunch over a month, it's easy for us to do. >> reporter: yesterday sfo and ma theta san jose reported no problems. sources inside the air traffic control tower here said four workers were furloughed yesterday. we still have to find out how many
exactly happened and boston. dan kerman, kron 4 news. >> authorities at s-f-o took action after getting the call for heightened security. bomb sniffing dogs were being used as a precautionary measure. officials at s-f-o say, they were called out to "move quickly". shortly after the terror attacks in boston. bomb sniffing dogs were also used at the san jose airport. but police say, that is standard procedure.. officials say, although they are monitoring events related to the boston bombing. san jose has not ordered extra patrols. no flights were affected at either airport. >> jacqueline: de gusting m.p.h. redwood city. with wind gusting at 55 at s f o! we are still expecting breezy conditions temperatures are going to warm tomorrow was noticeably warmer. '60s and '70s for wednesday and thursday. the satellite and radar showing some shower activity. this low pressure system pushed through the bay area. showers through the northern california we are going to see the wind pick up for the morning our. and we still lead the wind advisory for the delta region. notice, the wind picking up in th
. noelle walker at sfo with an update on flights. >> reporter: heather you can tell by the traffic in the departure area or lack thereof of it, air traffic is light on saturdays and no appreciable delays, but the good news for next week business travelers will be able to start their workweek on time. airline passengers are about to take off on a vacation cuts from sequester. >> maybe the members of congress who insisted on the cuts realized that they applied to them too. >> reporter: congress passed bill to cut costs without furloughing air- traffic controllers. sfo is furloughing 3-4 of its air-traffic controllers each day and the same for oakland. today some flights from southern california with about half an hour late due to sequester-forced ground delays, but most flights appear to be on-time. >> we had heard that the delays were possible bub we were hoping for the bet. >> reporter: this group from oakland traveled to new york and back without delays until they got home. 30 minutes head of schedule. >> we arrived early and now we're waiting for the-point. >> some airports h
way through over night left showers behind. now the winds are beginning to pick up. gusts at sfo of 21 miles per hour, 16 in santa rosa. wind advisories are now in effect for much of the bay area. we could see gusts to 45 miles an hour near the coastline. more if -- in a few minutes. >>> a southern california aids organization is taking on meningitis. >> this comes after the death of man from west hollywood. the aids health care foundation says starting today it will offer free vaccines for bacterial meningitis. they will be offered at clinics in west hollywood and los angeles. >> more than anything,'t want this to become the perfect storm. >> a 33-year-old gay died saturday night while hospitalized with meningitis. the case prompted west hollywood officials to issue a warning toly active gay men. it spread through close contract. >>> an 8-year-old boy is recovering after he suffered cardiac arrest while playing baseball this weekend. witnesses saw the boy get hit in the chest by a pitch and then collapse after taking a few steps towards 1st base. two off duty paramedics got his heart
delays or cancellations. kpix 5's ken bastida is live with mobile5 at sfo to explain the faa furloughs triggered by budget cuts. >> reporter: yeah, juliette. this thing has been threatened for the past several weeks now. the faa over the weekend going ahead and instituting the sequestration cutbacks. essentially, this means about a 10% reduction for all the faa controllers around the country. so we checked with the airport duty manager at sfo,. he says no significant cancellations or delays in the bay area but they had problems at los angeles international airport yesterday. of course, that was the first day that the sequestration cutbacks went in and they were experiencing two-hour delays. so what does this mean? we talked to mario ianello who flies lot between l.a. and san francisco. is otr inconvenience for travelers. >> are you worried about any of this sequestration might cancel or delay one of your flights? >> not really. well, i'm more concerned about with the way the airline industry has been now -- i think they -- they have, uhm, made their flights either so full and cut bac
near sfo. let's give you a live look. you can see a british airways plane just about to take off from sfo. one of the big things that happens at an airport when air force one lands or takes off is that it interferes with air traffic. right now, traffic back to normal here at sfo. the president left the intercontinental hotel heading for crissy field. he raised more than $3 million for democrats for the upcoming congressional elections. the president's visit today drew a smaller crowd of protesters than last night. environmentists dedicated to blocking the keystone oil pipeline from canada to the gulf coast. >> there are many possible leaks along the way that can pollute our water supply and our land. so it's really a very terrible idea. >> i came down to see the action. protesters were here. i went and made my little hand sign. and the president dropped by. a lot of guns, a lot of security. >> reporter: and the president took off from sfo at about 1:15 this afternoon on his way back to washington, d.c. he is scheduled to land there in about an hour. we're live near sfo, ktvu channel
travel. >> we have 30 minutes flight arrival delays at sfo so they are minor but out there and check out our flight tracker at abc7news.com. we are going to talk about how temperatures are 15 to 20 degrees cooler than this time yesterday and nine atand five at oakland and seven degrees cooler in hayward and san jose and four to five in san carlos and mountain view. antioch is at 53 and san jose is 49 and same for san francisco. today we will have upper 50's along the coast with low-to-mid 60's around san francisco and richmond and 68 in oakland and san mateo and low-to-mid 70's for the rest of the bay shore and mid-70's to low 80's inland. now, tomorrow is going to be cooler, with more clouds in the morning and extra sunshine and warmth for the weekend. >> it look like a cool drive with not too many crashes so quiet conditions. in san jose the construction project has wrapped up southbound 880 all lanes have re-opened and the let of the san jose drive is running at top speed making the drive along 101 southbound side and the 280 through cupertino at 74 miles per hour is due fast. now the
up. some locations not that bad. sfo will be between 25-50 miles an hour. most locations are in the 20s. half-moon bay and flirting within 30-35-50. some of the gusts will continue to be rather blustery. most locations are in on the breeze or the wind. some areas really early this morning had strong winds. sunny today though. it will be highs 60 to near 70s. here is sal. >>> traffic is moving well on the golden gate bridge but all of the bridges will be experiencing gusty winds. you are driving through you need to give yourself extra time. a little bit of caution on the bay bridge as well. the backup at the toll plaza has not filled in quite yet. let's go back to the desk. >>> high winds have knocked out power to thousands in the bay area. 20,000 customers are without power on the peninsula. more than 2300 without power in the north bay. 1200 have lost power in the south bay. and 900 are without power in the east bay. 150 have also lost power in san francisco. these updated numbers from pg&e. and the powerful winds are also causing
whipping up. some locations not that bad. sfo will be between 25-50 miles an hour. most locations are in the 20s. half-moon bay and flirting within 30-35-50. some of the gusts will continue to be rather blustery. most locations are in on the breeze or the wind. some areas really early this morning had strong winds. sunny today though. it will be highs 60 to near 70s. here is sal. >>> traffic is moving well on the golden gate bridge but all of the bridges will be experiencing gusty winds. you are driving through you need to give yourself extra time. a little bit of caution on the bay bridge as well. the backup at the toll plaza has not filled in quite yet. let's go back to the desk. >>> high winds have knocked out power to thousands in the bay area. 20,000 customers are without power on the peninsula. more than 2300 without power in the north bay. 1200 have lost power in the south bay. and 900 are without power in the east bay. 150 have also lost power in san francisco. these updated numbers from pg&e. and the powerful winds are also causing trouble everywhere you look in the bay a
for you travelers. tara moriarty joins us live at sfo to tell us how the fur rows are a -- furloughs are affecting bay area flights. >> reporter: so far, the flights seem to be running smoothly. we won't see the full impact for another hour and a half. at 9:00, that's when the bulk of the arrival begins to come in. behind me is the air traffic control tower and that's when fewer controllers will be on. passengers didn't seem to be happy about it. traffic is ramping today because it's the start of the business week. all air traffic controllers must take one day off a week. the faa said planes will have to take off and land more frequently. that would translate to potential longer lines at the airport. joining me is the spokesperson for sfo. can you give me an idea of how many travelers will be out on every given day or? >> what i can tell you, it's about a 10% of reduction. if i'm an air traffic controller, one of my days out of ten is reduced as the furlough. >> reporter: do you have any idea if this will impact the lines? >> i think where we might see some effect is more from the fa
an eye on sfo for flight arrival and delays and can you do that with flight tracker at abc7news.com. same for oakland and san jose but under these conditions it is usually sfo with the issues. american canyon and petaluma and half moon bay at 46 and pleasanton at 48, and walnut creek and saratoga at 49. everyone else is in the low-to-mid 50's and palo alto is a warm spot with pittsburg at 53. today, areas of fog and clouds through 7:00 and temperatures hang out in the mid-50's at the coast to a few pockets of sun developing at lunch hour. we will stay in the 50's at the coast and low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us. in the afternoon, especially in the mid-and-upper levels clouds will gather, and mid-70's at 4:00 inland and mid-60's around the bay and 60 at the coast. this evening, most of us are in the 60's. get ready for the heaviest rain this time tomorrow. isolated hour is possible on friday and the best chance of any rain over the weekend is in the north bay. leyla gulen has the traffic. >> happy hump day to you out there. as we look at the macarthur maze you can see 80 westbound taill
'll get back on "air force one" and land at sfo 5:30. the president set to attend four separate fundraisers during his stay in the bay area. two events today are a cocktail hour in san francisco and a dinner at the getty mansion in pacific heights. tomorrow the president will attend a brumpbl and lunnch and atherton. the democratic committee set up a website where you can buy tickets and rscp for atherton. the brunch reportedly costs about $32,000 per plate. lunch tickets a lot cheaper starting at $1,000 per person. >>> the mayor trying to speed up a long awaited decision to bring the a's to san jose. he's going right to the man who has all the power. nbc bay area's bob redell joins us live from san jose city hall with the mayor saying enough is enough. bob. >> reporter: good morning, martinez. it's clear the mayor is frustrated the effort to bring the a's to san jose has been in limbo for years with no real communication between him and the major league baseball commissioner. not one conversation during that time period. it's not that he hasn't tried. he tried once again, this
up, the new financial twist in the effort to rename sfo in honor of gay rights' pioneer harvey milk. i have a dream. >> those words have inspired generations as today marks the anniversary of martin luther king's assassination. >> a live look at live doppler 7 hd with mike nicco and leyla gulen tracking the impact of the storm moving across >> it was 45 years ago today that martin luther king was killed in memphis, tennessee. a member of his inner circumstance cold shared memories of the icon with abc7 news, the now 82-year-old insider with dr. king was one who drafted part of the speech delivered in washington, dc 5,years ago but the "i have a dream" portion was not scripted. >> he was speaking about mahalia who performed earlier and she shouts to him as he is at the lectern, "tell him about the dream, martin, tell him about the dream." >> that part was improvised. a young ted kennedy was in the crowd and he later confirmed the story in his book "true compass." >> new this morning the debate over how much it would cost to rename sfo has landed back where it started. officials said
between sfo and copenhagen and will take 11 hours. it will be a wide body airbus. sfo now is the 4th united states destination for the airline. >> by the way, 330 jets have two engines and 430's have four. >> lisa argen will tell us about the weather. >> we are starting out with plenty of cloud cover. the low level moisture yesterday has moved out but we are left with plenty of cloud cover. live doppler 7 hd shows just a couple of returns here on the radar but it is mostly what will greet you in the north bay: fog. mild temperatures, in the mid-50's in napa and 56 if livermore and 54 in los gatos. headed out the door, maybe an isolated shower, otherwise, it will be cloudy to start. mid-60's around the bay and upper 60's inland and coast side, upper 60's with sunny breaks in the afternoon with nice afternoon for the giants' home opener and 60 at 1:35 with the clouds and afternoon, and across the southland we will see mild temperatures near 70's in los angeles. leyla gulen has a check on the friday morning commute. is it friday lite? >> absolutely. we are taking a looking a the bay bri
at this hour. 22 miles per hour right now in napa. 14 in oakland, 21 at sfo, 17 miles per hour in san jose, these are a few of the areas still dealing with those winds and still with an advisory. along the water there's a small craft for choppy, hazardous seas along the areas like sfo and oakland with an advisory through about 8:00. so if you know somebody catching a flight or if you have catching a flight , to be area of that. a wind advisory through part, of the delta and the carquinez strait. there's that system there causing trouble and moving towards the plains. we have this ridge of high pressure that will be building in. already building in bringing us a warming trend. we'll be several degrees warmer than yesterday. as we get into wednesday, that looks to be the warmest day. for today, a little breezy. i expect the winds that are blowing outside right now will continue. through about 5:00, and then die down. 70 degrees in napa. 68 in concord. 68 in oakland. mid-60s redwood city, upper 60s san jose. rounding over and our last stop, livermore, 68 outside your door. widespread 70s in t
at sfo airport. up to miles per hour. causing some flight delays due to gusty winds. we're going to see more of those winds and possibly a chance of a seven-day forecast.in the enhanced and even made my life. we think of college track as >>> breaking her silence for a r husband, steve bs', deathn oct powell would not comment on jobs per se but opened up about what he left behind for their family. >>ss him every da having the -- kind of the body of work arounding us is actually really beautiful reminder. powell-jobs is working to establish her own legacy, teaming one an oscar-winning filmmaker on a documentary that focuses on the dream act. if passed, the legislation would give the children of undocumented immigrant brought to the united states a chance to become citizens after earning a high school diploma. >>> let's make this a true land of opportunity. we're also a land of rules and laws that should be enforced. let's fix this problem, and let's let people flourish. >> the film is called "the dream is now." it's directeded by davis guggenheim. he won an award for his film on global wa
ray so far. there you have sfo that had airport delays up to an hour -- up to an hour of windy conditions. ocean beach along the coast it's going to be another windy day tomorrow afternoon. now meanwhile currently sfo at 50 degrees, the winds have dialed back now out of the west 21 with gusts up to 25 miles per hour. bottom line is we will see decreasing winds in the overnight hours and tomorrow will pan out to be sunny with increasing clouds during the afternoon and increasing winds. the extended forecast calls for more winds and even the possibility of frost. right now, we're in the 50s but when you couple up those winds, it feels a lot chillier outside than what it actually is. this is what you need to know. over sunday and especially on monday, the north and east bay hills, the diablo mountain range and the santa cruz mountains will have wind gusts up 60 miles per hour. travel with caution over the ridges. through the overnight hours and winds begin to doyle back east of the day. then you'll notice by tomorrow morning, when rise and shine just a bit on the breezy side north
over the last 24 at sfo and burlingame. we had 40, 50 mile-an-hour winds yesterday. it will be breezy again today with clear skies and sunshine. i'll have all the details coming up. >> thank you, frances. also coming up, san francisco gets readily to hold the city's second sunday streets of the year. we will tell you where you >> new this morning a special benefit concert called sing fourth america take place tonight at san francisco's palace of fine arts. it is to singers what a marathon is to runners. it's a chance to raise money doing what they love. last year's inaugural benefit concert raised more than $100,000, benefiting some 40 organizations. with the help of sponsors, 100% of the funds raised tonight will go to various arts groups suffering from budget cuts. the concert starts at 7:00, and if you would like more information, you can check our website, abc7news.com under "see it on tv." >>> the second sunday streets event of the season takes place today in san francisco's mission district. the free event starts at 11:00 this morning along valencia street to 24th. and from 24th
hour down at sfo down from 36 miles per hour just 60 minutes ago. we still have a two hour and 50 minute delay. see the high-rise areas, that where we have a wind advisory in effect beginning at 11:00 tomorrow morning and all the way until can the p.m -- 9:00 p.m. that's the north bay, the coast, and the peninsula. and now as you ask the wind will stop and we'll talk about that still coming up later on in this newscast. >> thank you. >>> this is when loans pay off big. they started hiring hundreds of people tomorrow, bringing the contentious casino and other steps closer to opening up this year. kpix is still there where they were mixed on the presence and the community, don? >> reporter: that's right and after a decade of controversy, the casino is finally hiring. if you have not been following the controversy, then you will probably be surprised on how massive, how big this project is. the biggest of its kind. >> and they could wait for their casino to open across the street to their home and that they may have hit the jackpot claiming them to see that they were sold for as much
gusts in santa rosa and sfo, and san carlos, and no delays at sfo. our inland valleys and santa clara valley waiting to get the winds and they are coming, give it a couple of hours. the warm spot is fairfield and the rest of us in the mid-to-upper 50's but fremont is 52 degrees. here is the other big story for today, the gusty wins but the cooler conditions, with temperatures about two to eight degrees cooler than this time yesterday, clear and chilly and upper 30's and warmer-than-average for the coming weekend, a beautiful picture from mount tamalpais and the air is clean, but cooler, from nine degrees in redwood city to about six degrees cooler in oakland today. and, a last thing, look at the high pollen count, especially weed. very high in tree running high. a cold front came through while we were sleeping with high pressure behind it and kloss wise -- clockwise flow from alaska today. and throw mid-60's in the south bay and santa clara and slow and milpitas at 62, upper 60's to low 60's on the wednesday that with mid-50's along the coast to upper 50's headed to downtown and south
are fastest in novato gusting to 20 and 12 at sfo and 18 at half moon bay. we are waking up to a quiet morning with temperatures in the 40's but fairfield at 52 and brentwood at 51 degrees. through the forecast today, we are going do have mainly sunny conditions, mid-to-upper 60's around the bay and inland and mid-to-upper 50's at the coast. here is leyla gulen. >> good morning, at 4:40, the drive to pleasanton, southbound 680, it is blocking one lane. but it is not causing any slowing. between pleasanton to livermore, there is construction on eastbound 580 and that will be shut down to two lanes until 6:00 a.m. and the san mateo bridge has a high wind advisory. traffic is loading upcoming from hayward into foster city. >> it is 4:41. >> in the hours after the boston attack, travel becomes a big challenge for thousands of passengers across the country, and what you can expect today. >> while you were sleeping san francisco police are fired on by a suspect during a high-speed chase. what led to the shooting is ahead. covering walnut creek, cam belt, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> 4
to dallas was delayed about an hour. four flights are being held until 2:00 this afternoon at sfo. we've called the oakland airport to check in but have not heard back yet. >>> well, a lot of sunshine here. but still some off-and-on snow in the somewhere nevada. two forecasts here. one in our own backyard has really cold conditions this morning. but now sunny and nice. a little breezy, about 25, 20 miles an hour. 25, napa airport. everything is clearing. last hour within the hour, truckee reported some snow and also in tahoe valley, some snow. the system is holding on along the crest of the sierra. but for the bay area, everything is clear skies. it was cold this morning, though. had some upper 20s and 30s. everything looks good right now. the fog has been pushed out to sea. the clouds have been pushed out to sea. it will be crystal clear. great visibility. see some of that rain turning to snow. higher elevations turned to some snow. i know there's been about seven, eight inches. some areas around 7,000-foot level had four to six inches. you can see some developing kind of working its
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